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The problem with the term Cloud, in its popular usage in IT, is that it’s intended to obfuscate complexity to help a varied audience grapple with fundamental shifts in the industry. It’s a marketing term leveraged to sell products, rather than a technical classification described by the IEEE. Real clouds are amorphous and ethereal, and those attributes intentionally drive the metaphors inherent ambiguity. The fundamental point is that something provided to you by the Cloud is flexible and easy, in some way managed for you, and at least initially, hosted by the provider rather than in your own datacenter.
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Why Kubernetes is taking DevOps by storm The Coming of Borg In the mid 2000s, Google unleashed Borg upon its datacenters, to assimilate datacenter resources, and manage clusters of containers across them. This system enabled a combination of high availability, efficient resource utilization, and ease of consumption of datacenter resources for developers running their workloads….